Alienware Aurora R7

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics123% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive174% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemAlienware Aurora R7  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0VDT73
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171212
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:42
Run Duration244 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-8700-$315
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 533
119% 527 Pts
MC Int 983
MC Float 1121
MC Mixed 1,018
156% 1,041 Pts
Poor: 85%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Dell(1028 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.95
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Lighting 392
Reflection 365
Parallax 379
120% 378 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 384
Splatting 244
126% 288 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 123%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kxg50znv256g NVMe TOSHIBA 256GB
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AADA4102 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
174% Outstanding
Read 2,270
Write 347
Mixed 1,137
271% 1,251 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 32.3
168% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 76.7
114% 215 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 174%
Great: 195%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OAC70 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 193
Mixed 95.3
117% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.21
113% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 8GB
7GB free, PID a81d
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
6.71% Terrible
Read 25.1
Write 6.09
Mixed 9.56
14% 13.6 MB/s
4K Read 7.28
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.009
28% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.71%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8ATF1G64AZ-2G6H1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
79.7% Very good
MC Read 31.8
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 22.6
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 25.7
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Aurora R7 Builds (Compare 2,962 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $765
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HDDRAMUSB
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